McDonald Fellowships 2022 – Fully Funded

McDonald Fellowships

Good news! Applications for McDonald Fellowships are currently open for international students. In this article, we will explain in detail about McDonald Fellowships, its benefits and step by step application process

About McDonald Fellowships

The McDonald Fellowships are fully funded scholarships for international students. These scholarship programs are available for master’s and PhD students. The McDonald scholarship consists of a two-year grant, around £30,000 GBP per year, to cover travel and living costs, and an additional contribution of £2,000 GBP per year to the host institution.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: Masters, PhD
  • Institution(s): McDonald
  • Study in: Can be a Neighboring country or the participant’s home country
  • Opportunity Focus Areas: Multiple Sclerosis
  • Program Period: Two years
  • Deadline: June 30, 2022

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Scholarship Coverage

McDonald Fellowships will provide the recipient with the following benefits:

  • A fellow’s institute will be receiving £2,000 GBP.
  • A fellow will be receiving £30,000 GBP per year for living and travel expenses.

Eligibility Criteria for McDonald Fellowships

The candidate must fulfil all of the following requirements below to qualify for McDonald Fellowships

  • Required Language(s): English
  • Eligible Countries: International students from low or middle-income countries
  • A candidate has to be at least a Master’s student or PhD. or MD.
  • A candidate is also eligible if he or she is working on multiple sclerosis in another country that is a low or middle-income country.
  • Since the application will be joint by the applicant and host institute, a candidate has to select before applying to his or her host institute either in their home country or neighbouring country if travelling is allowed.
  • Working or studying in a low- or middle-income country (all countries with a low, lower-middle or upper middle income as defined by the World Bank) at the time of nomination
  • Working or studying in another country on a project which started within the six months prior to nomination
  • Studying in another country on a project supported by an MS International Federation grant

How to Apply for McDonald Fellowships

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for McDonald Fellowships:

  1. Complete all sections of the online application form
  2. The Host needs to provide a supporting statement at the end of the application*
  3. Add names and contact details of 3 referees, including the applicant’s current supervisor or employer
  4. Ask referees to submit reference letters to research{at}msif{dot}org before the deadline


To know more about McDonald Scholarship, please visit the official website for more details:

Official Website


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